- Born: Abt 1790, Wandsworth, , Surrey, England
- Marriage: Mary THOMAS on 30 Dec 1812 in Campsie, Stirling, Scotland
- Died: 24 Jun 1867, 128 Reid Street, Bridgeton, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland aged about 77
OPR Campsie - 19 Dec1812. John Tagg,parish of Strathblane and Mary Thomas in this parish gave in their names for proclamation of banns.Two days.Married
Applied for relief 4Jun1862 Barony Parish No.14093.
He was living at 128 Reid Street,Bridgeton with his wife,his unmarried daughter Janet and her child and his widowed daughter Silvester and her child.
Previously he had lived at 93 Dale Street,Bridgeton for five years and in
Paisley for 13 years.
Extract from application:Applicant is now unfit for work from old age,his wife can keep a child and do home work.Rent #3.18/-.Doctors report:Both frail and disabled and never will be able to work.
He was on poorhouse roll from 6Jun1862 until death 24Jun1867.He was granted
1/6 per week gradually increasing to 4/- per week.At various times he was
granted shoes and stockings and a few articles of clothing.Also flannels.
In 1853 he was living in Pollocks Land,Charleston,Abbey Parish.
1841 Census:Kelvinhaugh Glasgow 622/177/16
1851 Census:South Street Paisley 468S/3/8
1861 Census:93 Dale Street Bridgeton 644/3/103/15
1830 Dalmarnock Road Glasgow
1833 Tradeston Glasgow
Source: Fraser - Hamilton Web Site:
Birth Date corrected, with info from D & A gulland 23 April 2004, to about 1784.
John married Mary THOMAS, daughter of Unknown and Unknown, on 30 Dec 1812 in Campsie, Stirling, Scotland. (Mary THOMAS was born on 25 Oct 1791 in Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland and died on 25 Sep 1879 in 128 Reid Street, Bridgeton, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.)